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Banks, Thomas Christopherlocked

(1765–1854)
  • T. F. Henderson
  • , revised by Michael Erben

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Banks, Thomas Christopher (1765–1854), genealogist, was the eldest child of Thomas Banks, a gentleman pensioner. He claimed a relationship to the Banks family of Whitley; on his mother's side, he claimed descent from the Nortons of Barbados. He studied law, and on the strength of his genealogical knowledge offered his services as an agent in cases of disputed inheritance. From 1813 to 1820 he practised at ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
Gentleman's Magazine